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Sundial in churchyard at Parish Church of St Chad

A Grade II Listed Building in Holt, Wrexham

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Latitude: 53.0807 / 53°4'50"N

Longitude: -2.8792 / 2°52'45"W

OS Eastings: 341204

OS Northings: 354086

OS Grid: SJ412540

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.9WN8

Mapcode Global: WH88T.RT5L

Entry Name: Sundial in churchyard at Parish Church of St Chad

Listing Date: 17 July 1996

Last Amended: 17 July 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16960

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Situated on the S side of the churchyard at the Parish Church of St. Chad.

County: Wrexham

Community: Holt

Community: Holt

Built-Up Area: Holt

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably erected in 1736 although the column is sometimes claimed to be a re-used Roman column on the basis of its entasis.


Sandstone shaft, clearly shaped as a column mounted on 2 concentric stone steps. The initials and date `RCW 1736 TP?W' are carved onto the shaft. The upper face no longer retains its dial and gnomon.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with the Parish Church of St. Chad.

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